Listening - Even though this says "listening game for adults", I think it would be great for the elementary classroom as well. It gives students the opportunity to strengthen listening skills as well as cooperation skills, plus it would be fun!
Who can build the longest paper chain? Students will be in groups and using the materials of glue, scissors, and one piece of construction paper they will create the longest paper chain they can. Groups will be competing against one another.
Classic quick game or team building “back to back” challenge. Video by Classic quick game or team building “back to back” challenge. Video by A video posted by Youth Ministry Ideas ( on Sep 2015 at PDT Other Ideas You Might …
fun group games/activities -Breakfast Scramble: Put together cereal box puzzles -A Bit Dicey: Balance six dice on a popsicle stick held in the mouth -Balloons and cups: Blow up a balloon and use the air to knock plastic cups off the table
cupsanddowns is a game where one team tries to turn all the cups upside down and the other team tries to turn them right side up. At the end of the time, whoever has the most their way wins. Simple, inexpensive game that could bring a lot of energy.